Patna Airport

PATNA AIRPORT

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LOK NAYAK JAY PRAKASH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR PATNA AIRPORT

Patna airport, one of the busiest airport of Bihar located nearby Patna which is also the state capital of Bihar.  
Patna airport is also famous for its short runway which makes it restricted international airport, it is the 22nd busiest airport in India. To meet the standing demand, airport authority of India is working for expansion of 2 level second terminal so that the quality of service can also be uplifted for the passengers.
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Patna Airport is also in news in recent times as Delhi bound plane got fire midair as a bird hit the plane before landing. There are several problems which makes Patna airport dangerous for big planes.
One of the most major issues is a very small that is around 7000 feet (2.13 kilometers) runway not suitable for big planes to land easily.

Patna airport has three terminals-
Terminal 1—For domestic flights
Terminal 2—For international flights 
Terminal 3—For cargo planes  

Apart from this passenger handling is one of the major issue as at peak hours more terminals are required for boarding of passengers as well as waiting area for travelers is also very small.

Facilities at Patna airport

For convenient journey, Patna airport provide various facilities to passengers

Baggage services

  • Trolley provided to passenger for carrying baggage to check in counters.
  • Baggage wrapping 

Duty-Free shops

 Patna airport has a number of shops which provide duty-free shopping to customers.

Tourism information counters 

Patna airport provides with tourism help desk for international passengers regarding tourism and flight boarding as well

Currency Exchange Counters

Currency exchange provides service for hassle-free exchange of currency for customers travelling from around the world.

Important places to visit near Patna

Patna is one of the oldest city of India and world also the Nalanda university near Patna was the center of education in ancient world. Many historical places are present in Patna as well as outskirts of Patna city which are of great importance.

  • Patna museum
  • Mahavira temple
  • Golghar
  • Taramandal
  • Patan Devi temple
  • Agam Kuan
  • Takht Sri Patna saheb

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